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ERIC Number: EJ633079
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1195-096X
Source Selection among Information Seekers: Ideals and Realities.
Julien, Heidi; Michels, David
Canadian Journal of Information and Library Science, v25 n1 p1-18 Apr 2000
Describes a study in New Zealand that examined the information behavior of people in daily life contexts. Results showed how users' expectations of the usefulness of information sources varied by gender and source characteristics, including accessibility, trustworthiness, and reliability. Suggests ways to encourage use of formal information systems and services. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: New Zealand